Sanjeev Nayyar

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How India can realise its true potential

How India can realise its true potential

Rediff.com5 Jan 2021

Sanjeev Nayyar offers a roster of things to do to see the India of our dreams.

An open letter to Arnab Goswami

An open letter to Arnab Goswami

Rediff.com18 Nov 2020

Having made your point and got bail, it might be useful to reflect and reinvent your brand of journalism that am sure would still be unique, advises Sanjeev Nayyar.

NEW! Generals involved in national security talks

NEW! Generals involved in national security talks

Rediff.com26 Oct 2020

The future can only get better if we continue to break silos and work as integrated teams focussed on promoting national interests, recommends Sanjeev Nayyar.

View: Why Uddhav must be wary of Pawar

View: Why Uddhav must be wary of Pawar

Rediff.com16 Sep 2020

'Criticism of Uddhav suits the NCP perfectly.' 'NCP members head key ministries in Maharashtra like home, finance and health, yet as chief minister it is Uddhav who is criticised for the state government's shortcomings.' 'Few hold NCP chief Sharad Pawar accountable for the performance of NCP ministers,' argues Sanjeev Nayyar.

25 learnings for India from China Standoff

25 learnings for India from China Standoff

Rediff.com6 Aug 2020

Just like China wants Trump to lose the US presidential poll, it may want Modi to lose the Lok Sabha polls. So months before the 2024 elections, China may take possession of an important area, say one of the Char Dhams, warns Sanjeev Nayyar.

Captain's gameplan on Kartarpur corridor

Captain's gameplan on Kartarpur corridor

Rediff.com12 Nov 2019

The Kartarpur corridor was an excellent opportunity for the Congress to seize centre-stage in Sikh religious affairs. After all, the Akalis never achieved this in their years in power, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

8 lessons for the BJP from Maharashtra

8 lessons for the BJP from Maharashtra

Rediff.com30 Oct 2019

There are limitations to milking national security, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

Why redrawing of J-K constituencies is a MUST

Why redrawing of J-K constituencies is a MUST

Rediff.com9 Sep 2019

The manner in which assembly seats were distirbuted among Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh so far, has ensured that residents of the Valley rule the state forever, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

7 big steps for Modi 2

7 big steps for Modi 2

Rediff.com30 May 2019

Indians want change and progress. They should be willing to accept tough decisions, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

The 'foreign hand' in India's election 2019

The 'foreign hand' in India's election 2019

Rediff.com27 Mar 2019

How will the Modi Sarkar's likely return affect other nations?

15 takeaways from the Balakot air strike

15 takeaways from the Balakot air strike

Rediff.com11 Mar 2019

Indians must remember that Pakistanis hate losing to India, at war or in cricket, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

Should yoga therapy go the Western way?

Should yoga therapy go the Western way?

Rediff.com7 Feb 2019

Why must Indians adjust their time-tested system because of what the West needs, asks Sanjeev Nayyar.

Statue of Unity will do for Kevatia what Rann Utsav did for Kutch

Statue of Unity will do for Kevatia what Rann Utsav did for Kutch

Rediff.com14 Nov 2018

'Will the Statue of Unity and Tent City Narmada have as much of a transformational effect on the local economy as the salt desert/Tent City Dhordo did is something that only time can tell,' says Sanjeev Nayyar.

Looking beyond loan writeoffs for farmers

Looking beyond loan writeoffs for farmers

Rediff.com17 Mar 2018

Governments must encourage micro-irrigation, use of natural manure and pesticides in a big way. Farm income can be doubled by reducing cost as much as by increasing MSP, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

How should India deal with Pakistan?

How should India deal with Pakistan?

Rediff.com13 Feb 2018

'We need to be in a perpetual state of aggression, and able to swiftly change the goal posts to keep Pakistan in a state of imbalance,' argues Sanjeev Nayyar.

8 reasons what went wrong for BJP in Gujarat

8 reasons what went wrong for BJP in Gujarat

Rediff.com20 Dec 2017

'The BJP must realise that a resurgent Rahul Gandhi will take the battle straight into its camp.' 'He is not going to be held back by the misdeeds of UPA 1 and 2, so there is no point harping on them,' says Sanjeev Nayyar.

10 economic commandments for Modi

10 economic commandments for Modi

Rediff.com29 Sep 2017

Instead of a consumption stimulus the government must address the NPA issue with a war footing and invest in infrastructure, affordable housing and exports, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

Why Dera Sacha Sauda draws followers

Why Dera Sacha Sauda draws followers

Rediff.com28 Aug 2017

Deras like Sacha Sauda made the poor feel secure, cared for, loved, provided a support system and gave them dignity, says Sanjeev Nayyar.

Be careful, you're in South Kashmir now!

Be careful, you're in South Kashmir now!

Rediff.com13 Jul 2017

'A war is being fought in South Kashmir.' 'Do not underestimate your enemy, be sensible and cautious and be prepared for the worst if you choose to move in the region unprotected,' advises Sanjeev Nayyar.

Train to Tawang? Build roads first

Train to Tawang? Build roads first

Rediff.com5 May 2017

Before undertaking such difficult projects as a 378-km railway line to Tawang, the government must seriously examine whether having quality roads is a better option.

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